A good guy with a gun stopped a bad guy with a gun late Sunday afternoon inside a popular shopping destination near Indianapolis, Indiana.
At least three people were killed and two others were injured when an unidentified man opened fire inside the Greenwood Park Mall food court.
The gunman, who was armed with a rifle and several magazines of ammo, entered the food court around 6 p.m. and opened fire.
“The situation is horrible and it has rocked us to our core,” Greenwood Police Chief James Ison during a live press conference.
Television station WISH reports that a Good Samaritan, armed with a gun, shot and killed the attacker. That information was confirmed by the police chief.
“It appears that a Good Samaritan that was armed, observed the shooting in progress and engaged the shooter,” the chief told reporters.
People inside the mall at the time of the shooting told television reporter Logan Gay that they heard 20 gunshots in the food court. The police chief says it appears shots were only fired in the food court area.
Watch video reports from the scene below.
#BREAKING UPDATE: Police: 2 dead on scene, multiple injured, following shooting at Greenwood Park Mall in Indiana.— The New Alaafin Of Oyo 🇳🇬🇺🇸 (@NewAlaafinOyo) July 18, 2022
-No active threat, per PD.
-Unknown if shooter is among the 2 dead.
-Shooting happened in food court.
-Tactical units clearing mall. pic.twitter.com/RCCPIXLMfW
Breaking: Workers and shoppers evacuated from Greenwood Park Mall south of Indianapolis following an active shooter situation Sunday afternoon. @wrtv Waiting to get more details. This is one lady story: pic.twitter.com/ZYJUIZ6hQk— Rafael Sánchez (@RafaelOnTV) July 17, 2022
A look at the scene here at the Greenwood Park Mall. A reunification center has been set up at 736 Loews Blvd. People looking for loved ones being asked to head to that location. @FOX59 @CBS4Indy pic.twitter.com/1iyHm82qbE— Courtney Spinelli (@CourtSpinelliTV) July 18, 2022